Ballot

A ballot is a device used to cast votes in an election, and may be a piece of paper or a small ball used in secret voting. It was originally a small ball (see blackballing) used to record decisions made by voters. Each voter uses one ballot, and ballots are not shared. In the simplest elections, a ballot may be a simple scrap of paper on which eac...
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ballot

[n] - a document listing the alternatives that is used in voting 2. [v] - vote by ballot
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Ballot

• (n.) To vote or decide by ballot; as, to ballot for a candidate. • (v. t.) To vote for or in opposition to. • (n.) Originally, a ball used for secret voting. Hence: Any printed or written ticket used in voting. • (n.) The act of voting by balls or written or printed ballots or tickets; the system of voting secretly by balls or...
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ballot

noun a document listing the alternatives that is used in voting
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Ballot

[automobile] Ballot was a French manufacturer, initially of engines, that also made automobiles between 1919 and 1932. Édouard Ballot became well known as a designer of reliable engines. He helped Ettore Bugatti in developing his first engines. ==Origins== The Ballot brothers, Édouard and Maurice, founded their company beside the Boulevar...
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Ballot

[horse] Ballot (April 18, 1904 - May 16, 1937) was an American two-time Champion Thoroughbred racehorse and damsire of the very important sire, Bull Lea. Bred and raced by James R. Keene, owner of Castleton Stud in Lexington, Kentucky, he was out of the farm`s broodmare Cerito and sired by Voter, their 1897 Metropolitan Handicap winner and ...
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Ballot

Bal'lot (băl'lŭt) noun [ French ballotte , from Italian ballotta . See Ball round body.] 1. Originally, a ball used for secret voting. Hence: Any printed or written ticket used in voting. 2. The act of voting by balls or written or printed ballots or ti...
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Ballot

Bal'lot transitive verb To vote for or in opposition to. « None of the competitors arriving to a sufficient number of balls, they fell to ballot some others. Sir H. Wotton. »
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Ballot

1) A method or process of casting a vote. 2) The actual paper, card, or machine that indicates a voter's choices in an election. 3) The total number of votes cast in an election. 4) A list of candidates running for office.
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Ballot

A ballot is a method of secret voting. Voting by ballot signifies literally voting by means of little balls (called by the French ballottes), usually of different colours, which are put into a box in such a manner as to enable the voter, if he chooses, to conceal for whom or for what he gives his suffrage. The method is adopted by most clubs in the...
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Ballot

Another term for vote.
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Ballot

Another term for vote.
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ballot

ballot (BAL uht) 1. An act or method of voting; ticket, list of candidates to be voted on, slate: 'Three candidates for mayor are listed on the ballot.' 2. List of candidates to be voted on; vote, round of voting, voting, poll, polling: 'He won the nomination on the third ballot.' ...
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ballot

ballot, means of voting for candidates for office. The choice may be indicated on or by the ballot forms themselves—e.g., colored balls (hence the term ballot, which is derived from the Italian ballotta, meaning “little ball”), printed tickets, or mechanical or electronic devices&#...
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Ballot

The document distributed at the annual meeting to shareholders of record who wish to vote their shares in person.
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ballot

The process of voting in an election. In political elections in democracies ballots are usually secret: voters indicate their choice of candidate on a voting slip which is then placed in a sealed...
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ballot

The process of voting in an election. In political elections in democracies ballots are usually secret: voters indicate their choice of candidate on a voting slip which is then placed in a sealed ballot box. Ballot rigging is a term used to describe elections that are fraudulent because of interference with the voting process or the counting of...
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